Services Database Availability of Palliative Care Drugs – Just In Case (JIC) Boxes (Eastbourne, Hailsham & Seaford CCG and Hastings & Rother CCG Areas)

Service ID

36037

Description

The contractor will stock a locally agreed range of specialist medicines and pack them into a JIC container with appropriate labelling and explanatory paperwork and make it available to the patient on receipt of a completed FP10 prescription annotated ‘FOR JIC BOX’.

The contractor will provide information and advice to the user, carer and clinician.

They may also refer to specialist centres, support groups or other health and social care professionals where appropriate.

Location of service

East Sussex LPC

Commissioner

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Service type

On demand availability of specialist drugs (palliative care)

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date: 01/04/2015
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

The pharmacy contractor should be able to demonstrate that pharmacists and staff involved in the provision of the service have undertaken CPD relevant to this service e.g. the CPPE training, Care of the terminally ill – communicating with patients open learning.

Comments

This service is available in the Eastbourne, Hailsham & Seaford CCG and Hastings & Rother CCG areas only.